Thomas Wayne "Tommy" Morgan
1937 - 2021
Oakey’s Roanoke Chapel
318 Church Ave. SW
Roanoke, VA
Thomas Wayne "Tommy" Morgan

May 21, 1937 - November 18, 2021

Thomas Wayne "Tommy" Morgan, 84, of Salem, Va., passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021.

He was a past master of Lakeland Lodge #109 and a past postmaster at the Roanoke Post Office. Thomas was a well-rounded and philosophically minded person with a deep interest in theology.

Friends and family were well-familiar with his quick wit and big heart. Thomas was an excellent listener and a provider for his family and friends alike. He was generous with his time and spent many hours volunteering at the VA, Shriners, and other community organizations.

Left to warmly treasure the memories of Thomas are his wife of sixty-five years, Doris Arrington Morgan; sons, David L. Morgan (Karen Hinton) and John B. Morgan (Michelle); grandchildren, Christen Morgan, J.T. Morgan, Amelia Morgan, and Haley Morgan; great-grandchildren, Gabriel D. Morgan and Mitchell W. Powell Jr.; and dear friend, Lorene Scaggs.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, John D. Morgan and Zelda Orange Morgan; sister, Joyce Rosenbaum; and best friend, Bill Scaggs.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

Published by Roanoke Times on Nov. 20, 2021.
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David think of you and family. Y´all are in my prayers
Alan Phlegar
November 22, 2021
My heart is saddened to hear of Tom´s passing! I will miss him very much! He was one of my first Supervisors(USPS) and friend for many years. I am so very blessed to have had him in my life! Sending love and hugs to Doris, and the whole family! I know you will miss him very much!!
Cathy Caudill
November 21, 2021
Sorry to hear of Toms passing to the other side. Tom was able to make you feel better by just talking with you he was always positive about everything. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family as I know he will be missed Barry and Debra Leslie Las Cruces NM
Barry Leslie
November 20, 2021
I worked at the Post Office with him. He was certainly a character and a nice man.
Deborah Kessler
November 20, 2021
Doris, sad to see Tom's obituary this morning. We were friends from our teenage years in southeast Roanoke, joined the Air Force, and worked at the post office together. I will miss seeing him at the VA.
Marvin F. Bratton
November 20, 2021
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